This report which describes some of the fundamentals of equipment and procedures in planning a new parking facility or establishing a good system of control in an existing one, also covers parking meter revenue security and control. The basic elements of revenue control are listed, and general security concepts are noted. The operation of the ticket issue machine is described. The induction loop detector, treadles, the rubber road tube (for secondary locations), parking gates, time clocks, master clock, fee indicator, and differential counters are also described. Audit procedures are discussed, and the planning of revenue control systems for airport, event parking, and retail/business parking is outlined. Comments are made with regard to security, vandalism, meter housing, the coin collection system, parking meter standard, maintenance, the keeping of records, and surveillance.

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  • Publication Date: 1977-6

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  • Accession Number: 00157836
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  • Created Date: Sep 28 1981 12:00AM